Former Chelsea forward Florent Malouda has revealed the reason why he left the club in the summer of 2013. Malouda was one of the star player’s at the club making 229 appearances for the club during the peak period of the club’s dominance.
The Frenchman scored 45 goals and contributed 44 assists during his time at the club but ended his stint on a sour note as he was sent to train with the youth team. Six years later the 38-year-old revealed in an interview with Stadium Astro that he was jettisoned out of the club for his remarks in the aftermath of the Champions League victory against Bayern Munich.
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FlorentMalouda is one of the wingers that left a profound impression at Chelsea during his time with the London club. signed from Lyon in the summer of 2007, the Malouda had just finished his best season in the French League. He had won the League player of the season an was instrumental in the French side winning its 6th league title in a row.
His transfer looked like a no-brainer and Jose Mourinho was reportedly keen on signing the player due to his suitability to the demands of the Premier League. However things did not go according to plan, the sacking of Mourinho led to a change in fortune for the winger as Interim boss Avram Grant preferred Salomon Kalou on the left side of the attack.
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Former French international and Chelsea player Florent Malouda believes that Maurizio Sarri is the right manager for the London club. He said that fans should give the former Napoli manager some more time to adapt to the club and bring his own philosophy to the team.
He said that Sarri is an exciting and experienced manager
and that he is sure that he will help bring the club forward. He said that it
is never easy to come to the Premier League and adapt to the playing style and
you will have to give him time to build his team.
Florent Malouda said that Maurizio Sarri is coaching a team that was assembled by Antonio Conte and that he will need some time to bring in his own players. He believes that he will get more fund to build the team if he makes it to the Champions League next season and that it is the objective of the team at the moment to finish in the top four.
The former Chelsea player said that it will not be easy for Chelsea to qualify for the Champions League as there are teams such as Manchester United and Arsenal that are also behind them and aiming for the last qualifying place. He believes that the players will have to give their best and make sure that they win games against the weaker opponents.
He said that the smaller clubs tend to defend a lot and will not give you space on the ball. He said that this is where the Chelsea players will have to be at their best and make sure that they score goals as soon as they get the opportunities. He believes that they need a world-class striker and that he is sure that Sarri will be working on that.
Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger is hoping for a more competitive World Cup in Qatar in 2022 than the one that took place in Russia this year.
The French manager expressed belief that the World Cup would be more interesting if teams from other continents like North America, Asia and Africa pose a real challenge to their European counterparts for the title.
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Florent Malouda, the winner of the Champions League with Chelsea, played a joke with a fan of Manchester United in the Indian Super League during his time with Delhi Dynamos
He is not more with Chelsea. Yet, Malouda had been extremely loyal to the London club. He played for them from 2007-2013 and he won the UEFA Champions League for the club in the year 2012. In the Premier League, Malouda never represented any other team and brought it loyal to him even after leaving the club.
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France international Olivier Giroud has stressed that he is not looking for a move away from Chelsea amid the ongoing speculation regarding his future. The World Cup-winning striker has been touted for a move to Marseille in recent days but he has now rebuffed the claims by citing his ambition to prolong Blues stay.
Speaking to Standard Sport, Giroud highlighted that he is ‘happy’ to ply his trade for the FA Cup holders whom he joined from Arsenal last winter. He added to indicate that he has a year remaining on his deal and would be willing to discuss an extension with the Blues, he said: “No, I am happy here at Chelsea. I just arrived a few months ago and am just starting to settle well. I still have one year (of my contract) to go with Chelsea, plus maybe another one. I’m going to discuss that with the club at the right time. There is no rush.”
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Ghana international Thomas Partey has admitted that he is pleased after Antoine Griezmann took the decision to stay put with Atletico Madrid. The France international was heavily linked with a move to Barcelona during the summer transfer window but ultimately, he has decided to stay put with the Capital outfit.
In response to this, Partey was pleased with the decision taken from his teammate and he is hoping to win more silverware alongside the Frenchman next season, he said: “Well he’s the best in our team and we are very happy that he’s staying and we looking forward to having another great season and go forward to try and push to the champions league final and try to win something in the upcoming season.”
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Former Chelsea winger Florent Malouda has urged Eden Hazard to stay with Chelsea beyond the summer transfer window. The Belgian currently has a contract with the Blues until June 2020, but he has still been linked with a summer departure with Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain said to be interested in his services.
Speaking to RTBF, Malouda highlighted Hazard’s importance to the west London giants, and believes the Belgian should stay with the club during their tough situation, he said: “Chelsea can give him the means to match his ambitions. It’s always when things aren’t going well that speculation arises. He needs to assume his status of leader at Chelsea or elsewhere. However, it’s a personal decision. Continue reading “Florent Malouda Urges Eden Hazard To Stay Put With Chelsea”
The agent of Thibaut Courtois has rebuffed speculation suggesting that the Belgium international has held talks with Paris Saint-Germain over a proposed summer move. A recent report from RTBF suggested that Courtois had spoken to Les Parisiens’ officials in London earlier in the week, and he could potentially push for a Blues exit at the end of the season.
However, any fears have been diminished by his representative Christophe Henrotay, who has stressed that any interest will have go through the Chelsea board first, he said: “I have never heard of that meeting. If any club is interested they know what they have to do – find a deal with Chelsea and then talk to me to check my client interest.RTBF is a small TV channel in Belgium and sometimes they like a little thrill to keep them alive. But their information is not correct.”
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Florent Malouda will be making an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over his international ban. The former French international decided to make his appearance for the French Guiana national team. He has had no issues with regard to featuring for this team due to his birthright and also since French Guiana does not form part of the FIFA Association. After having featured in 80 games for France over an eight-year period, Malouda is regarded as one of the top players for the national team over the last decade.
However, he has been unable to feature for French Guiana in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup due to the use of FIFA rules by the North and Central American tournament. Despite this status, Guiana were able to feature Florent Malouda for the game against the United States of America last July. However, the game was forfeited and this resulted in Honduras getting a goalless draw. As a result of this appearance, Malouda was given a two-match ban by CONCACAF. The former Chelsea winger was also fined for his appearance and the same also was applied for Guiana Football League.
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